Vacancy Notice  385/2019

The Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg (OVGU) is an internationally oriented and regionally networked university with a strong research profile.


The Faculty of Mathematics seeks to fill the following 8 vacancies at the Institute of Mathematical Optimization:

Research Fellow

Salary Scale:
13 TV-L
Date commencing:
as soon as
possible in 2020

Fixed term:
3 years
Contract status:
75 %

The work shall lead to a PhD degree within the Research Training Group 2297 Mathematical Complexity Reduction, funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft. We provide very attractive possibilities concerning networking, integration into the scientific community, supervision, and cooperation with other PhD fellows of the research training group. The webpage provides additional information on the scientific profile, possible advisors, and the concept of the research training group.

Requirements for the position:

  • Diploma or master’s degree in mathematics or a related area

For further information about the position, please contact Prof. Dr. Sebastian Sager via e-mail: sager(at)

Applications from disabled persons will be given priority in the case of equal suitability, ability and professional expertise. The Otto von Guericke University aims to increase the proportion of women researchers within the university and specifically encourages women to apply.

Please note the information for storage of personal data:

Please send your complete application, including cover letter, curriculum vitae and references using the online application portal.

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